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Americas: IFST updates information on stevia

The Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) has updated its Information Statement on Stevia, which covers EU regulatory changes to mid-2018. It also includes...

Americas: Researchers make more stevia using yeast

A report in American Chemical Society's Synthetic Biology describes a way to prepare large quantities of stevia using yeast, which would cut out the...

Asia Pacific: Corbion releases coating for sweet treats in Asian environment

Corbion introduces Purac Powder MA 74, a malic acid coating for sanding sugar confectionery in Asia's high-temperature and humid environment. The ingredient is designed to...

Europe: Consumers still like things sweet, report

Across the 10 highest consuming nations for both sugar confectionery and gum, consumption is increasing, with compound annual growth rates ranging from 0.5 percent...

Middle East: Better Juice’s technology reduce sugars in fruit juice by...

Better Juice has developed a patent-pending enzymatic technology that uses all-natural ingredients to convert monosaccharides and disaccharides (fructose, glucose, and sucrose) into prebiotic and...

Europe: Layn offers sweetening platforms to Europe

Layn Corp introduced its SteviUp and Lovia sweetening platforms, and demonstrated its monk fruit sweetener at the Vitafoods Europe last month. The company is also...

Asia Pacific: Industry, restaurant release festive dessert with less sugar

Tate & Lyle has helped chefs at Asian foodservice group, TungLok, to transform the health credentials of its range of Nian Gao (year cake)...

Americas: New ingredient for reduced sugar fruit spreads

DuPont Nutrition & Health has developed Grindsted Pectin PRIME 541 for food manufacturers to formulate reduced sugar fruit spreads recipes faster and without processing...

Americas: Artificial sweeteners may be cancer-fighting in the future, say researchers

Artificial sweeteners are used in diet drinks and foods but also could someday be used as treatments targeting carbonic anhydrase IX (CA IX), a...

Middle East: Sweetener company expands plant

Lampados International is completing a plant expansion to produce Liteez, a vegan, egg-free three dimensional (3D) meringue kiss sweetener for hot drinks. The facility...